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AMU Shut Down Till Jan 5 After Violence

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim College has been shut down until January 5 after violence erupted within the college late on Sunday evening, in protest in opposition to the controversial Citizenship (Modification) Act.

AMU college students mounted a violent protest in opposition to the police crackdown on college students in Jamia Milia in Delhi.

Cops used tear gasoline shells and lathi-charged college students to disperse the mob. Indignant policemen have been additionally seen breaking the motorbikes parked exterior the AMU campus.

Extra forces have been rushed in from adjoining districts. Speedy Motion Power has additionally been deployed within the campus.

Based on experiences, a lot of college students had collected exterior the executive block late on Sunday night and pelted stones on the police. The protestors shouted abusive slogans in opposition to the police.

Efforts to pacify the AMU college students by the AMU officers proved futile and the agitations continued to pelt college students.

Two policemen together with a senior police and a number of other journalists have been injured within the violence, based on experiences.

Senior police officers have reached the AMU and firing was reported from contained in the campus.

Earlier, AMU college students vandalized the world at Chungi gate and a few autos have been additionally set on hearth.

Senior police officers in Lucknow have been intently monitoring the scenario and taking measures to stop escalation of violence.

Unconfirmed experiences stated that AMU had been closed until January 5 however no official was prepared to verify this.

Aligarh had been simmering since Friday when the district authorities ordered a shutdown of Web providers within the district.

(IANS)

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